The following is an adjusted version of the introduction for a new book I've been working on, The Master Mason. This work is the culmination of nearly a decade of consideration and contemplation over the complexities of what it means to become a master in the masonic system of initiation. It is not … [Read more...] about Transcending Yesod-The Third Degree of Freemasonry
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At last, the little project is complete. After months (and years) of conceiving, studying, plotting, writing and then assembling my little endeavor into the Great Work has come into the world. I humbly submit to you my work: The Apprentice, The World and the Universe as One A Treatise on … [Read more...] about The Apprentice – A New Book From Masonic Traveler
The following is the introduction to the Fellow of the Craft, a book on the second degree of Scottish Rite Masonry. Where and when the final work will see publication is still to be determined. In the mean time, I thought it would be good to share and discuss. In totality, the Rite degree … [Read more...] about By Wisdom a House is Built – The Path of Tav
The following is the introduction to The Apprentice, a book I've been working on for some time and I needed to let it see the light of day before it strangled me. It is not the complete work, rather the first paragraph of twenty pages that follow behind it which explore the ideas and claims made … [Read more...] about Ain Soph to Malkuth – The First Degree of Scottish Rite Freemasonry
A Lecture on the Second Degree of Freemasonry On our way to the Sanctum Sanctorum, the newly made Mason undertakes a passage through what is commonly called the Middle Chamber. The reference into the middle way is through the temple of Solomon, and the pathway to the Holy of Holies, the adytum in … [Read more...] about Masonic Symbolism on the Winding Staircase
Freemasonry and the Qabbalah have a tacit relationship. In many deep philosophical discussions, the two often come up as being interrelated but just as often leave the conversation without a clear connection defined. As a Mason, we can start to study where the Jewish Mysticism has been woven in, … [Read more...] about 32 Secret Paths of Solomon, Sunday on Masonic Central.